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Auburn Baseball Notebook - March 19
March 19, 2017


Auburn Logo Auburn Baseball Notebook

Overall: 17-5
Last Week: 5-0
SEC: 3-0
Non-Conference: 14-5
Streak: W7

Last Week’s Results:
March 14 – vs. UAB (W, 4-0)
March 15 – vs. Jacksonville St. (W, 10-1)
March 17 – vs. Florida (W, 14-3)
March 18 – vs. Florida (W, 2-1)
March 19 – vs. Florida (W, 6-5)

This Week’s Schedule:
March 21 – at Georgia Tech, 5 pm (ESPN3)
March 24 – at Georgia, 6 pm (SECN+)
March 25 – at Georgia, 1 pm (SECN+)
March 26 – at Georgia, 12 pm (SECN+)

Auburn Logo Last Week's Top Performers

Jay Estes – Jr. – IF/OF – Crawfordville, Fla.

  • Started all five games in three different positions on the week (LF, RF, 2B) and batted .412 (7-for-17)
  • Scored seven runs with four RBI on the week
  • Had four doubles in the sweep over Florida while batting .556 (5-for-9) against his home-state team
  • Now tied for the team lead with a .338 average and tops on the team with seven doubles

Will Holland – Fr. – IF – Lawrenceville, Ga.

  • Started four games on the week at second base and batted .400 (6-for-15)
  • Homered, tripled and scored three times with four RBI on the week
  • Perfect in the field in all four games with 13 assists and part of six double plays
  • Hit key 2-run homer in Friday win over Florida and bunt in ninth inning Sunday set stage for walk-off win
  • Batting .278 on the season with two homers, one double, one triple, five runs scored and nine RBI

Casey Mize – So. – RHP – Springville, Ala.

  • Dominated No. 5 Florida for seven innings to help Auburn win the series on Saturday
  • Did not allow an earned run with eight strikeouts (SEC career high) and one walk
  • Improved to 3-0 on the season and ranks second in the SEC with a 0.30 ERA
  • Leads the SEC with 46 strikeouts; has allowed only four walks in 46.0 innings pitched

Auburn Logo Team Notes

Auburn posted a perfect 5-0 record on the week … With the five wins, the Tigers rank their winning streak to seven … Auburn walked off with a 6-5 win on Sunday to complete its first three-game sweep over Florida since 1987 … it’s just the second sweep of Florida in Auburn program history and it was the first time Florida had been swept since 2013 … Sunday’s win was the first walk-off win for Auburn since a ninth-inning victory over Xavier in 2015 … The last time Auburn started 3-0 in SEC play was 2010 … The Tigers took three games from Georgia that season and went on to win the SEC West … Blake Logan had his first three hit game of the season in the finale including a triple and the game-tying run … The winning run was scored from Logan’s place after he was replaced by pinch-runner JJ Shaffer … Calvin Coker pitched a career-long four innings in relief … Andrew Mitchell pitched a perfect ninth to pick up his fourth win … he has four wins in just 7.1 innings pitched over six games this season … Saturday’s win was a classic pitcher’s duel with Auburn taking a 2-1 win … Casey Mize dominated for seven innings with one unearned run allowed before giving way to Cole Lipscomb … Lipscomb secured his third save … Mize had eight strikeouts, the most for him in a SEC game in his career … the victory secured Auburn’s first series win over a top 5 team since 2010 … Luke Jarvis had a career-best three hits in the game … Saturday’s game was a 14-3 blowout in favor of the Tigers … The 11-run win was the largest margin of victory in the series for Auburn since 1956 … The 14 runs are the most Auburn has scored in an SEC game since April 18, 2015 against Ole Miss, the most runs scored against Florida since 1997 and the most scored against Florida at Plainsman Park since 1972 … Keegan Thompson struck out a season-high eight to get his fourth win … Will Holland hit his second homer and finished with Auburn’s first four-RBI game of the season … Auburn has won all five series played so far in 2017 … Jay Estes had four doubles against Florida and leads the Tigers with seven on the season … Auburn’s defense turned seven double plays on the week and leads the SEC with 21 … The Tigers have turned 12 double plays over the last eight games … The Auburn pitching staff posted a 1.05 ERA over the 5-0 week with 34 K and only seven walks … The Tigers held Florida to a .194 average … Luke Jarvis is Auburn’s hottest hitter over the last five games (.438, 7-for-16) … Blake Logan is batting .393 with two doubles, one triple, one homer and seven RBI over his last 10 games … Auburn is now 4-2 in one-run games after a 1-11 mark in 2016 … Auburn is out-scoring its opponents 65-12 in the fourth and fifth inning … Estes leads the Auburn roster with nine multi-hit games … Auburn pitchers have allowed the fewest home runs in the league with five … Despite only holding a 1-0 record, Auburn is 5-1 in games started by freshman Davis DanielDylan Ingram leads the Tigers with 10 2-out RBI … Auburn’s 14 runs scored on Friday are a season high … The Tigers tallied nine doubles in the UF series … Entering Sunday, the Auburn pitching staff had allowed only three earned runs in its last 54 innings … The Tigers play the first four road games of the season after opening the year with 22 straight at home … Auburn visits longtime rival Georgia Tech on Tuesday and travels to Georgia on the weekend … Auburn and Georgia Tech first met in 1893 … the series was re-started in 2015 and is tied 2-2 since then … The Tigers last faced UGA in 2015, a three-game sweep in favor of Auburn at Plainsman Park


 

 

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